Privacy Policy

FactsWHAT DOES THE BANK OF GEORGIA DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Why?Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
What?The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
  • Social Security number and checking account information
  • account balances and payment history
  • credit history and credit scores
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
How?All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons The Bank of Georgia chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Questions? Call 770.631.9488

Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes The Bank of Georgia share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes-
such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
YesNo
For our marketing purposes-
to offer our products and services to you
YesNo
For joint marketing with other financial companiesNoWe don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-
information about your transactions and experiences
NoWe don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes-
information about your creditworthiness
NoWe don't share
For our affiliates to market to youNoWe don't share
For nonaffiliates to market to youNoWe don't share

What we do

How does The Bank of Georgia protect my personal information?To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We also incorporate additional physical and procedural measures to protect your information and we manage employee access to those records appropriate to job function.
How does The Bank of Georgia collect my personal information?We collect your personal information, for example, when you
  • open an account or deposit money
  • pay your bills or apply for a loan
  • use your credit or debit card
We also collect your poersonal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
Why can't I limit all sharing?Federal law gives you the right to limit only
  • sharing for affiliates' everyday business purposes information about your creditworthiness
  • affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

Definitions

AffiliatesCompanies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • The Bank of Georgia has no affiliates
NonaffiliatesCompanies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
  • The Bank of Georgia does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you
Joint marketingA formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • The Bank of Georgia doesn't jointly market